Apr 16, 2024

Vallejo police failed to disclose military equipment as required by state law

The department took a crucial first step towards compliance after inquiries from the Vallejo Sun....

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  Apr 10, 2024

State DOJ ends court oversight of Vallejo police after conflict with judge

A new evaluator will oversee reform efforts and report directly to the Justice Department....

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  Apr 05, 2024

State DOJ’s motion to disqualify judge in Vallejo police reform case denied

The Justice Department had accused Judge Stephen Gizzi of bias in the case....

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  Mar 04, 2024

Vallejo’s Police Oversight Commission appointed as union negotiations near completion

Independent oversight of the department was one of 45 reforms that were required by the three-year reform agreement with the California Department of Justice....

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  Jan 22, 2024

Vallejo police reform case gets new judge

The Justice Department called for the previous judge’s recusal....

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  Dec 19, 2023

No charges for Vallejo detective who killed Sean Monterrosa in 2020

Attorney for Monterrosa family says they’re relieved to finally know what state DOJ would do, even if they didn’t like the outcome....

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  Dec 15, 2023

DOJ seeks recusal of judge in Vallejo police reform case

Judge Stephen Gizzi shared a post critical of the Justice Department’s handling of the case on the social media website LinkedIn....

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  Dec 07, 2023

Body camera gives close up view of Vallejo officer punching woman

The Oct. 13 incident was caught on video by a bystander and went viral on TikTok....

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  Nov 09, 2023

Judge may toss Vallejo police reform agreement

Judge Stephen Gizzi found no legal support for the Justice Department’s plan to appoint an evaluator to oversee the Vallejo police reform work....

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  Oct 18, 2023

Vallejo officer seen punching woman in video had history of force complaints

Officer Colin Eaton was one of six officers who shot and killed Willie McCoy in 2019....

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  Oct 16, 2023

State DOJ announces new reform agreement with Vallejo police under court supervision

When the prior three-year reform agreement expired the department was in substantial compliance with 20 of 45 reforms....

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  Sep 01, 2023

Sean Monterrosa’s family responds to order to reinstate Vallejo police officer who killed him

Detective Jarrett Tonn shot and killed Sean Monterrosa as he fled the scene of a burglary on June 2, 2020....

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